The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 38 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.91% 0.30% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.65% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
17 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.15% 3.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 0
Average daily rate £400 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) NUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft